This looks like an interesting event for anyone in the NYC area who is interested in books for kids through young adult.
BookFest @ Bank Street
Here's a description of the event:
BookFest @ Bank Street is an event devoted to the celebration, discovery, and discussion of books for children and teens. This event, designed for adults, features luminaries from the children's literature community. Authors, illustrators, editors, reviewers, and scholars will take part in panel discussions and breakout sessions.
When & Where:
Saturday, October 30, 2010 9:30 am - 3:00 pm @ Bank Street College (Upper West Side of Manhattan)
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Schedule of events